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BoyleSports Irish Derby Final Night

Irish Greyhound Derby Final 2019

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Congratulations to our 
2019 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Champion Lenson Bocko

Conor Gray CEO BoyleSports (Sponsors) presents the trophy to Austin Whelan and the connections of Lenson Bocko after his victory in the final of the 2019 BoyleSports Irish Derby at Shelbourne Park. Also included are Ger Dollard CEO IGB, Frank Nyham Chairman IGB, Andrew Doyle Minister of State at Dept of Agriculture, members of the winning syndicate, Beverley Lochead, Len Ponder and Graham Box, trainer Graham Holland, Nicky, Rachel, Timothy and Christopher Holland. Pic: Imelda Grauer

Congratulations to the connections of our 2019 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby winner, Lenson Bocko. 

Owners: Lochead-Ponder-Whelan-Syndicate
Breeder: Patrick Collins
Trainer: Graham Holland

Thank you to all of our finalists and competitors throughout the competition, and to everyone who joined us in Shelbourne Park or tuned in to the action. 

Finally, thank you to our sponsors, BoyleSports, for their support and sponsorship. 

Watch the Live TV Programme on RTE Player

Missed the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final live or just want to relive the moment Lenson Bocko became our 2019 Champion?

Watch it back now on the RTE Player. 

Don't forget the programme is available for 30 days after broadcast so watch it now. 

Be there for the 2019 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final on Saturday 21st September 2019

Gates Open: 4.30pm
Live Music: from 4.30pm
First Race: 7.15pm

What's Happening on Derby Final night?

  • An exciting racing card, including the Final of the 2019 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby, Ireland's top Greyhound Racing competition
  • Live music from 4.30pm, plus after racing in restaurant & on ground floor
  • Best Dressed Lady competition
  • Great food, drink & company on a great night out in Dublin
  • and so much more.....

BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby 
Final Draw

1. Killmacdonagh
2. Run Happy
3. Mucky Brae
4. Our Surprise (Non-Runner)
5. Lenson Bocko
6. BoyleSports King

Best Dressed Lady Competition

Dress to impress on Saturday 21st September for the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final and you could be our next Best Dressed Lady!

Fantastic winners prize plus 2 Runners-Up prizes on offer. Click here to visit the Best Dressed Lady page to find out more. 

Tickets & Prices

10% of your Christmas Party package is donated to the Greyhound Care Fund 

Derby Final Group Deal

Heading to the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final with a group? Then take advantage of the best deal, including admission, race programme, food AND drink for just €25!

€25 per person
Exclusively available to bookings of 10 or more people and includes:

  • Your Derby Final Admission & souvenir race programme
  • A Pint of Heineken or Orchard Thieves
  • A delicious Hot Beef Roll with braised Irish beef served in a freshly baked roll, served with caramelised onions
  • A reserved area for your group in our Rooftop Pavilion area
  • 10% of your package price donated to the Greyhound Care Fund


Derby Final General Admission

Adult Admission: Tickets €20 per person, including race programme
Students & OAP's: Discounted rate of €10, including race programme - ID must be presented to avail of this rate

Tickets available to purchase from:

  • Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium reception Monday - Friday office hours
  • During racing at the Shelbourne Park Night Office (Ground Floor by turnstiles)
  • By calling our sales team on 015253666 or emailing


Travelling to the Derby Final

FREE Dublin Coach Shuttle Bus

Dublin Coach, our National Travel Partners, provide a free shuttle bus service between Dublin City Centre and Shelbourne Park for the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Final. 

Departs Burgh Quay (outside Immigration Office) at 5pm & 7pm

Derby Final travel times are different from normal operating times

Returns to City Centre after racing

For more travel information, visit our Getting to the Derby page